Magento 2.0 System Requirements

As we all know that now Magento 2.0 is Officially Released with many new features. It is a configuration based MVC developed in PHP language. Magento is now using the most updated version of the PHP (PHP 5.5.x or 5.6.x). not only the latest PHP version Magento 2.0 is using the Latest version of Apache as well as the MySQL. In this post I am trying to describe the System requirement of the Magento 2.0

1. Operating systems (Linux):
Magento 2.0 requires Linux distributions i.e. CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and many more.

2. Composer (latest stable version):
Magento 2.0 requires the latest stable version of the composer, installed under the root directory of the Magento.

3. PHP:
Magento 2.0 requires the latest version of the PHP 5.5.x or 5.6.x, it should not below the PHP 5.5.x, Read More PHP Ubuntu and PHP CentOS

4. Web Servers:
Magento 2.0 requires the latest version of the Apache 2.2 or 2.4, not below the Apache 2.2, you can read more about Apache

5. Database:
Magento 2.0 requires the latest stable version of the Database (MySQL 5.6.x). It should not below the MySQL 5.6.x.

6. PHP extensions:
The required PHP extensions for the Magento 2.0 is given below, without all these PHP extension you can not run the Magento 2.0. All the PHP extension is required and it is given below:

a. mbstring
b. mcrypt
c. soap
d. intl
e. bc-math
g. openssl
h. mhash
i. SimpleXML
j. curl
k. xsl
l. gd, ImageMagick 6.3.7 (or later) or both

7. Mail server:
SMTP server or Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) for the emails.

8. SSL:
Magento 2.0 requires the valid secure certificate for HTTPS it it not supported the Self-signed SSL certificates.

You can check the System requirements by creating the php file on the Magento installation or on the root with the content below:


and run this file on the browser and it will show all the details of the PHP, Apache MySQL with the installed PHP extensions.

Magento System requirement in short :
a. Apache 2.2 or 2.4
b. PHP 5.6.x or 5.5.x
c. MySQL 5.6.x
d. Composer should be installed
e. Php Extension – xsl , intl

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